Good-Bye, Newport Yachting Center!

By  |  0 Comments

Newport’s Largest Concert Venue Is Closing.

Depending on who you talk to, this will be the biggest transformation of downtown since the original Christie’s was demolished to make way for Forty 1 North or the folks who bought Salas’ had to level the building and rebuild to create Midtown Oyster Bar.

ABC6 reports:

The Newport Yachting Center is closing.

ABC 6 sources confirm the Newport Harbor Group sold the event venue to a development group in East Providence, The Peregrine Group.

The facility known for the concert series, skating rink, boat show, and more will be torn down.

The last event listed on their website will be the food truck festival on October 25th.

If you’re thinking to yourself “There’s nothing to tear down but the tents and they do that every fall”, you’re mostly correct. However, there is a ticket office that will require some actual demolition work. There’s also, you know, a marina.

Developing…

Tristan Pinnock, Blast Real Estate Correspondent

Tristan’s just this guy, ya know?